The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida (UF)College of Medicine-Jacksonville is seeking a 1.0 FTE PediatricHospitalist to be the Program Director/Associate Program Directorof a new pediatric hospitalist fellowship training program. Theprogram takes place at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, a tertiary carechildren’s hospital staffed by 12 pediatric hospitalists fromNemours Children’s Specialty Services and the University of FloridaCollege of Medicine at Jacksonville, and at our community site, UFHealth Jacksonville, staffed by 3 UF pediatric hospitalists. Inaddition to co-directing the fellowship, duties include assistingwith the academic development of pediatric hospitalists, under thementorship of the UF academic Division Chief. This position willhave 50% time in clinical care and 50% time protected foreducational and academic efforts.This position will have dual reports to the Nemours clinicalDivision Chief for clinical activities and to the UF academicDivision Chief for educational and academic activities. Thesuccessful candidate will have a promising record of accomplishmentand mentorship in education and a strong interest in advancing tobecome a Program Director. Demonstrable productivity in scholarshipand/or quality improvement activity will enhance candidacy. Thequalified candidate will also have an affinity to workcollaboratively with other team members and subspecialists to carefor children with a full breadth of medical and surgicalconditions.U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Wolfson Children’sHospital as among the best children’s hospitals in the UnitedStates. Wolfson is the major inpatient teaching facility for the UFCollege of Medicine – Jacksonville Pediatric Residency TrainingProgram. Wolfson, a 200 bed non-profit children’s hospital, is theonly full-service tertiary hospital for children in the region,serving North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. UF HealthJacksonville is the region’s premier academic health center, aleader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinicalresearch and a unique provider of high-quality patient care.This will be a non-tenure accruing position at a rank consistentwith accomplishments.Following is a general description of duties andresponsibilities:This position will devote 50% effort to clinical care and residentsupervision.The remaining 50% effort will be devoted to the followingresponsibilities: (1) assume responsibilities as Associate ProgramDirector (or as Program Director, given adequate experience as anAssociate Program Director) for the hospitalist fellowship; (2)collaborate with division faculty and residents on clinicalresearch and quality improvement projects (with mentorship from theUF academic Division Chief as necessary). Along with the DivisionChief, the candidate will be able to take advantage of UFDepartment of Pediatrics, UF COM – Jacksonville clinical researchinfrastructure to develop a clinical research program thataddresses issues of relevance to the WCH inpatient population andto participate with other children’s hospital and academic facultyin existing or planned multicenter studies.For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medicaleducation program that recruits national and international speakerswho are well known and respected in their fields. The campus’faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research.Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locationsacross the country and publish their projects in well-knownjournals.Located on Florida’s First Coast, Jacksonville is one of thelargest cities in land area in the United States. The city providesan eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business andrecreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in thefive-county area known as Florida’s First Coast. The area offerssomething for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporatingseasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and amyriad of public facilities for work and play.For more information about Jacksonville, visithttp://hscj.ufl.edu/college-of-medicine/administrative-vCandidates must have either an MD or DO and be board certified inPediatrics.Applications will be accepted until an applicant pool isidentified. A review of applications will begin August 31,2020.Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.The selected candidate will be required to provide an officialtranscript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript willnot be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued toStudent” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institutionoutside of the United States are required to be evaluated by aprofessional credentialing service provider approved by theNational Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES),which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for thisposition, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to workin the US. 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